Australia Women 3-0 Sri Lanka after 132 runs win

Australia Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 3rd T20I:

Australia Women vs Sri Lanka Women, 3rd T20I:

Australia Women: 226/2

Sri Lanka Women: 94/7 (20/20 overs, target 227)

Australia Women won the match by 132 runs.

Australia Women scored a total of 226 runs for 2 wickets after 20 overs while batting first, in the 3rd T20I of Sri Lanka Women tour of Australia. Sri Lanka finished on 94 runs for 7 wickets after 20 overs while chasing the target of 227 runs. Australia Women defeated Sri Lanka Women by 132 runs.

Australia Women 3-0 Sri Lanka after 132 runs win

Australia Women’s innings vs Sri Lanka Women:

Australia Women won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka Women. Australia Women’s wicketkeeper-batsman Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney came to bat first against Sri Lanka Women.

Alyssa Healy produced one of the finest innings ever in women’s T20Is as she went undefeated after scoring 148 runs off 61 balls for her team. Alyssa Healy’s score of 148 runs is the highest individual score ever in women’s T20Is. This was her maiden T20I hundred which was also the second-fastest ever as it took her only 46 balls to reach her century. Alyssa Healy struck a total of 19 fours and 7 sixes all over the ground to achieve this feat.

Alyssa Healy’s exceptional innings brought Australia to a total of 226 runs off 2 wickets, which equals to Australia Women’s highest total of 226 in T20Is. While Healy did most of the damage, Beth Mooney who scored 113 runs off 61 balls in their 1st T20I of the series, scored 14 runs off 16 balls in this match before she was bowled by Sri Lanka Women’s captain Chamari Atapattu.

Rachael Haynes also contributed 41 runs off 37 balls against Sri Lanka for 4 fours, while Australia Women’s captain Meg Lanning remained not out with Alyssa Healy after scoring 10 off 7 balls.

Sri Lanka Women’s bowling looked outclassed by Australia’s batting attack, with the only exception of Sri Lanka’s captain Chamari Atapattu who took 2 wickets for 27 runs in her 4 overs against the attack of Australia’s batting.

Sri Lanka Women’s innings against Australia Women:

Sri Lanka Women required 227 runs off 120 balls to win the match. Sri Lanka Women’s captain Chamari Atapattu came to bat with Anushka Sanjeewani, who got bowled by Megan Schutt after scoring just 5 runs in the 4th over of their innings.

Sri Lanka Women’s captain Chamari Atapattu, who played an outstanding innings of 113 runs off 66 balls in the first T20I, did her part with the bat in this match as well, remaining the top-scorer from Sri Lanka’s side with her 30 runs off 39 balls. Harshitha Madavi also scored 28 runs off 33 balls but against the huge target of 227, it was all in vain.

Sri Lanka Women finished on 94 runs for 7 wickets after the 20 overs. Nicola Carey took 3 wickets after conceding 15 runs in her 4 overs. Tayla Vlaeminck, Megan Schutt, and Georgia Wareham took 1 wicket each for their team against Sri Lanka.

Alyssa Healy was awarded “Player of the Match” for her brilliant performance with the bat, scoring the highest individual score ever in women’s T20Is. Healy’s undefeated innings of 148 runs helped Australia Women finish off the T20I series with Sri Lanka without a defeat. Australia has won all 3 out of 3 T20I matches against Sri Lanka. Australia won their first match by 41 runs, the second match by 9 wickets, and the third match by 132 runs.

Australia will now play the 3 ODI matches against Sri Lanka as a part of their tour to Australia in Brisbane, starting from 5th October.

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